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METAMIA is a free database of analogy and metaphor. Anyone can contribute or search. The subject matter can be anything. Science is popular, but poetry is encouraged. The goal is to integrate our fluid muses with the stark literalism of a relational database. Metamia is like a girdle for your muses, a cognitive girdle.



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a: cellular-respiration ~
b: the-triple-jump

Writer: Mark Richardson Georgia et al. --Date: October 22, 2018

a: menstrual-cycle ~
b: fine-tuned-symphony

Writer: drlam --Date: October 22, 2018

a: family ~
b: a-quilt

Writer: Liz Gubernatis --Date: October 22, 2018


a: dyslexia ~
b: being-in-handcuffs

Writer: Diane Goss --Date: October 22, 2018

a: freedom ~
b: cocaine

Writer: Dr. Julie Carbery --Date: October 21, 2018

a: mitochondria ~
b: a-funky-little-bean

Writer: Karly Masters --Date: October 21, 2018


a: virus ~
b: trojan-horse

Writer: Ari Helenius --Date: October 21, 2018

a: family ~
b: zoo

Writer: Kylie Young --Date: October 21, 2018

a: climate-change ~
b: disaster-in-slow-motion

Writer: Steve Connor --Date: October 21, 2018


a: cancer ~
b: manhattan-traffic

Writer: John Carroll --Date: October 21, 2018

a: bullying ~
b: air-pollution

Writer: Roberta Heydenber --Date: October 21, 2018

a: anorexia ~
b: being-trapped-in-a-hall-of-distorting-mirrors

Writer: Dr. Susan, Roets --Date: October 21, 2018


a: cohesion ~
b: sticky-tape

Writer: Gergana Razhdeva --Date: October 21, 2018

a: vacuole ~
b: kitchen

Writer: Many --Date: October 21, 2018

a: golgi-apparatus ~
b: post-office

Writer: Not Stated --Date: October 21, 2018


a: ribosome ~
b: car-factory

Writer: Ada Yonath --Date: October 21, 2018

a: temporal-lobe ~
b: coaches-headsets

Writer: Not Stated --Date: October 21, 2018

a: neural-impulse ~
b: ice-machine

Writer: Not Stated --Date: October 21, 2018


a: respiratory-system ~
b: a-cul-de-sac

Writer: Not Stated --Date: October 21, 2018

a: parasites ~
b: hackers

Writer: Josh Rosenau --Date: October 21, 2018

a: los-angeles ~
b: trying-to-describe-platypus

Writer: Not Stated --Date: October 21, 2018


a: nucleolus ~
b: the-king-in-the-game-of-chess

Writer: Hunter Isbell --Date: October 21, 2018

a: wernicke-s-area ~
b: a-network-router

Writer: Not Stated --Date: October 21, 2018

a: temporal-lobe ~
b: antechamber

Writer: Angel Griffin --Date: October 21, 2018


a: sadness ~
b: my-brother-s-hair

Writer: Patrick Rosal --Date: October 21, 2018

a: same-sex-marriage ~
b: counterfeit-money

Writer: Penny Nance --Date: October 21, 2018

a: gay-marriage ~
b: food-you-don-t-like

Writer: Amanda --Date: October 21, 2018


a: gay-marriage ~
b: bikini-tops-and-bras

Writer: not stated --Date: October 21, 2018

a: solar-energy ~
b: dollar-bills-lying-on-the-sidewalk

Writer: Not Stated --Date: October 21, 2018

a: basal-body ~
b: motor-of-the-flagellum

Writer: Not Stated --Date: October 21, 2018


a: imagination ~
b: x-ray-vision

Writer: Ian Lawton --Date: October 21, 2018

a: music-industry ~
b: mice-infestation-at-a-grain-farm

Writer: Sahpreem A. King --Date: October 21, 2018

a: proton-pumps ~
b: transport-proteins

Writer: Not Stated --Date: October 21, 2018


a: proton ~
b: tiny-bag-of-quarks-and-gluons

Writer: Not Stated --Date: October 21, 2018

a: evolutionary-psychology ~
b: psychology

Writer: Jesse --Date: October 21, 2018

a: a-neuron ~
b: tree

Writer: Ken Collins --Date: October 21, 2018


a: multitasking ~
b: continuous-partial-attention

Writer: Daniel Goleman --Date: October 21, 2018

a: leadership ~
b: a-piece-of-string

Writer: Not Stated --Date: October 21, 2018

a: masculinity ~
b: water

Writer: James Maverick --Date: October 21, 2018


a: the-environment ~
b: an-important-third-teacher-in-the-classroom

Writer: bevfollowsthechild --Date: October 21, 2018

a: artificial-intelligence ~
b: building-a-cathedral

Writer: Kenneth D. Forbus --Date: October 21, 2018

a: artificial-intelligence ~
b: child

Writer: Michael Hibbard --Date: October 21, 2018


a: the-trna ~
b: the-cartridge-and-belt

Writer: Paul R. Martin --Date: October 21, 2018

a: mrna ~
b: negative-of-a-photograph

Writer: Not Stated --Date: October 21, 2018

a: rrna ~
b: a-chef

Writer: Not Stated --Date: October 21, 2018


a: rrna ~
b: translator

Writer: Sweetness --Date: October 21, 2018

a: nervous-system ~
b: two-sets-of-one-way-streets

Writer: Not Stated --Date: October 21, 2018

a: muscular-system ~
b: a-pulley-system

Writer: Dr. Claudia Kindler --Date: October 21, 2018


a: respiratory-system ~
b: a-tube-that-divides

Writer: Rachel Alexander --Date: October 21, 2018

a: youth ~
b: a-game-of-monopoly

Writer: MacKenzieLeigh --Date: October 21, 2018

a: aerobic-respiration ~
b: the-burning-of-food-in-air

Writer: Tho Lai Hoong Tho Mun Yi Josephine Fong --Date: October 21, 2018


a: youth ~
b: watermelon

Writer: Shanice Titus --Date: October 21, 2018

a: relational-database ~
b: a-garage

Writer: Dave Ensor --Date: October 21, 2018

a: fear ~
b: gravity

Writer: KubrickIsMyCopilot --Date: October 21, 2018


a: a-modern-art-museum ~
b: being-on-chatroullete

Writer: corey --Date: October 21, 2018

a: human-body ~
b: a-flower-or-a-fruit

Writer: Not Stated --Date: October 21, 2018

a: photosynthesis ~
b: the-big-bang-in-evolution

Writer: James Barber --Date: October 21, 2018


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